Between Two Rivers

I finished this cover a few weeks ago. The book is a memoir of an English woman who marries an Iraqi and moves to Baghdad.  It’s not available for purchase yet but will be launched on the 1st of June with a book launch in Cardiff on the 7th. Done in acrylic on 14lb NOT HP watercolour paper. Below are some …

New Biography Book – Ena Thomas

This book I’ve illustrated has just come out. It’s about a welsh TV chef called Ena thomas. They wanted a funny 1950’s house wife style.  Done on stretched 140lb Arches watercolour paper in Gouache.

Y Groes Naidd

Y Groes Naidd is a book I was working on the cover for over the summer. I got a pre-copy in the post a few days ago so I thought I would share the final image plus a look at the steps before the final image. 1st Composition The story revolves around a shard of the cross of Christ which …

The Book Illustration Competition

The House of Illustration is working with the Folio Society again to put on The Book Illustration Competition. The competition’s requirements are for a cover design plus three scenes from the book. First prize is £4,500 and a commission to complete a further five illustrations to complete the book. Five runner-ups will be selected, each getting £500. View more about …

Busy Busy

Hi everyone, I’ve been away for a while both figuratively and physically. For two months I had the privilege of staying with family in America. I also have been very busy with some illustration work which I hope to post as soon as their published. For now I’ll say watch this space and I hope you like these images by the recently passed …

Dr Volkisch and the Stempelhorst Legacy

So this is my latest book cover for the welsh books council. The book description is: “Used as a vehicle to explore the brutality of the Nazi regime, this is a fast-paced thriller set in the period immediately after the reunification of Germany in 1990. Dr Kurt Volkisch, a senior ex-SS doctor who has somehow escaped being brought to justice, is …